UK Newswire Archive
14-12-2007 08:14The two-week UN-sponsored conference on climate change on the Indonesian island of Bali has been dominated by the intransigence of the Bush administration and the mounting conflicts among the great powers, particularly between the United States and the European Union.
14-12-2007 08:11The embarrassing efforts by British Prime Minister Gordon Brown to downplay the significance of his signing the new European Union Treaty were more revealing than other European leaders, that clearly relished his discomfort, would like to admit.
14-12-2007 05:03The mayor of Vancouver, some persons and groups favorable to the decriminalization of prostitution, pimps and johns, the New Democratic Party’s deputy and some other neoliberals support a project to create a brothel, legal and administered by women in prostitution, for the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver.
14-12-2007 01:38UhuruRadio.com to broadcast Omali Yeshitela's keynote address on December 16 from "Africa and the West" conference in Huelva, Spain
14-12-2007 01:00Like the Jews during the 30's, the Palestinians of Gaza must be asking "Where is the world?".
14-12-2007 00:00In an open letter to Gordon Brown in today's Camden New Journal concillor Roger Robinson said he has been given "no alternative but to fight alongside anyone" to stop the "world's largest ever, highest level virus containment facility / animal testing lab" to be built within a Camden council estate on brownfield land behind St Pancras and Kings Cross stations.
13-12-2007 23:06NATO big-wigs flew in today and yesterday for the upcoming conference near Edinburgh tomorrow. They are staying in the Edinburgh (Caledonian) Hilton, Lothian Road (you can tell, its the one with all the cops and Special Branch outside). Protestors preparing for the counter-demo tomorrow decided to pay them a visit.
13-12-2007 22:19Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond’s intervention in support of US billionaire Donald Trump’s proposed golf and leisure resort is a rich illustration of the Scottish National Party’s pro-big business agenda.
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13-12-2007 21:51During the night of Thursday December 6 the latest in a tragic series of "industrial accidents" struck 7 proletarian families at the Thyssen Krupp steel-works of Turin: 7 workers were overcome and charred by flames in a section where metal castings are cooled by an oil bath. Antonio Schiavone, 36 years old, married and father of 3 children was incinerated immediately, while 3 other workers, after suffering critical burns, died a few days later.
13-12-2007 20:54Reuters is reporting from Toronto — Canada suspended use of three batches of a mumps vaccine this week after five people fell ill in the middle of a massive vaccination campaign.
13-12-2007 20:20A petition has been set up online by a Camden newspaper ~ Camden New Journal against the plans for "The World's Largest Ever Virus Containment Facility / Animal Testing Lab" to be built on a Camden council house estate. The petition also fights for Community facilities and Council homes to be built there instead! Please sign it!
13-12-2007 18:13Is it cos I ain't Muslim?
13-12-2007 17:25In the early 90s, the Spanish government decided to internationalize the political conflict between the Spanish State and the Basque Country, in terms of repression.
13-12-2007 16:49In the midst of a 3 week strike for wage increase at a ST. Petersburg Ford plant, Russian authorities have banned picketing